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Don McLean is a Grammy award honoree, a Songwriter Hall of Fame member, a BBC Lifetime Achievement award recipient, and his smash hit “American Pie” resides in the Library of Congress National Recording Registry and was named by the Recording Industry of America (RIAA) a top 5 song of the 20th Century. A New York native, Don McLean is one of the most revered and respected songwriters in American history. After paying his dues in the New York club scene in the late ‘60s, he went on to score mega-hits like “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night),” “Castles in the Air” and many more. His catalog of songs have been recorded by Madonna, Garth Brooks, Josh Groban, Drake, Weird “Al” Yankovic, and countless others. In 2015, one of McLean’s four handwritten manuscripts of the lyrics to “American Pie” was auctioned by Christies, selling for just over $1.2 Million. 2019 honored Don with a star on the Las Vegas Walkway of Stars and his song “And I Love You So” was the theme for Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s wedding. Now in 2020, Don signed a recording contract with Time Life/Warner Bros. Records to release his catalog of recordings as well as the much anticipated new album Still Playin’ Favorites, which will be released in the Fall. “American Pie” will be featured in the Avenger’s Black Widow and the Tom Hanks movie BIOS and much more to be announced.  And when you think things are slowing down, not so for Don McLean!  2021 will mark the 50th anniversary of American Pie with a World Tour to follow.

Don McLean Inks Recording Deal With Time Life

Don McLean Inks Recording Deal With Time Life

Songwriter Hall of Fame member Don McLean has amassed a plethora of albums throughout his 50-year career, which began in 1969, and quickly soared his status to stardom with the 1971 release of American Pie. Now, in 2020, many of the recordings which has been unavailable on any digital platform will soon be released through a new recording and distribution agreement with Time Life, which is distributed through the WEA/Warner Bros. distribution system.

#AmericanPie Trends After Tyson Fury Sings Don McLean’s Classic Following Win Over Deontay Wilder

#AmericanPie Trends After Tyson Fury Sings Don McLean’s Classic Following Win Over Deontay Wilder

Tyson Fury may be one of the great boxers of the modern era, but he is also a showman. When it comes to putting on a show, few places are more suited to the role than Las Vegas. Few men revel in the role more than the Gypsy King.

Having dismantled Deontay Wilder in seven rounds to claim the WBC heavyweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday night, the Gypsy King swapped boxing gloves for a microphone.

‘The Song – Recorded Live @ TGL Farms’ To Feature Don McLean And His Hit Songs In 30 Minute TV Show

‘The Song – Recorded Live @ TGL Farms’ To Feature Don McLean And His Hit Songs In 30 Minute TV Show

Don McLean is a Grammy award honoree, a Songwriters Hall of Fame member, a BBC Lifetime Achievement award recipient, and his smash hit “American Pie” resides in the Library of Congress National Recording Registry and was named by the Recording Industry of America (RIAA) as a top 5 song of the 20th Century. His creative works “Castles In The Air,” “Vincent,” and “American Pie” will be the focus of a full episode of The Song – Recorded Live @ TGL Farms tv show during its inaugural season that will air beginning this week. Check local listings for air times. The Song airs in national syndication across America. Broadcast dates & times will vary by market. Find your local station by using the station finder at thesong.tv.

Jack Black Channels Don McLean During Music Themed Episode Of National Geographic’s ‘Brain Games’

Jack Black Channels Don McLean During Music Themed Episode Of National Geographic’s ‘Brain Games’

The Emmy-nominated Nat Geo’s Brain Games featured Jack Black as mentalist Lior Suchard was getting into his mind during the music themed episode which aired this week. Seen in the clip here: screenrant.com/jack-black-brain-games-mentalist-clip watch as Jack Black and his Tenacious D bandmate Kyle Gass learn how music affects the brain. Wonder what song he was channeling?? Well, it was none other than Don McLean’s “American Pie”!

Don McLean Receives Star On Las Vegas Walk Of Stars

Don McLean Receives Star On Las Vegas Walk Of Stars

Don McLean presented with Star on Las Vegas Walk of Stars(L-R): Pablo Antonio Castro Zabala, President of Public Relations and Hispanic affairs; Don McLean; Bob Alexander, President and Founder; Juan Carlos Valdes, Nomination Committee Director.Photo by: Jeremy Westby...

Don McLean To Be Featured In All New AXS TV Music Series MIXTAPE

Don McLean To Be Featured In All New AXS TV Music Series MIXTAPE

Photo courtesy of AXS TV / Joy Factory (high res) AXS TV presents MIXTAPE, a new music series where the biggest names in rock discuss their most meaningful music influences, favorite songs of all time & more, premiering Thursday, Sept. 12 at 8:30 pm ET. McLean,...